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Taxi operator charged after assaulting cop in Clarendon

Police have arrested and charged 25-year-old Kemar Dunkley, a taxi operator of Victoria district, Rochester, Clarendon.

The taxi operator was charged after he assaulted a policeman in May Pen town on Thursday (March 4).

Dunkley was slapped with the following c

 Dangerous Driving
 Disobeying a Constable
 Resisting Arrest
 Assaulting Police
 Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm and
 Malicious Destruction of Government Property

The charges are in relation to an incident that began unfolding about 9:00 a.m. Dunkley reportedly attacked a policeman and assaulted him after the Policeman attempted to cite him for a traffic breach.

It is alleged that Dunkley disobeyed the Policeman’s signal to stop, attempted to hit him with his motor car and then exited the vehicle and physically assaulted the Policeman, trying to disarm him of his service pistol.

After the fracas, Dunkley was arrested and taken to the station where he was formally charged.

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